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See definition of whisker on Dictionary.com
  • nounfacial hair
  • nounslight or narrow amount

synonyms for whisker

  • bristle
  • filament
  • hair
See also synonyms for: whiskers
  • breadth
  • trace
  • whiff
  • whisper
  • hair
  • fraction
  • touch
  • tinge
  • hairbreadth
  • hairsbreadth
  • hair's-breath
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How to use whisker in a sentence

The best beard conditioner will soften the whiskers and make them easier to style and manage.
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By repeating this pattern, they dampened the whisker-neuron connection, making the cell less likely to respond to whisker movements.
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The resulting ice whiskers were a few micrometers in diameter or less, a fraction of the width of a typical human hair.
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Such work could one day enable scientists to build artificial whiskers as tactile sensors in robotics as well as shed further light on human touch.
THE SECRET TO A RAT’S SENSE OF TOUCH? IT’S ALL IN HOW THE WHISKERS BENDJENNIFER OUELLETTEAPRIL 1, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Now an interdisciplinary team at Northwestern University has come up with a new model to help predict how a rat's whiskers activate different sensory cells to do just that, according to a new paper published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology.
THE SECRET TO A RAT’S SENSE OF TOUCH? IT’S ALL IN HOW THE WHISKERS BENDJENNIFER OUELLETTEAPRIL 1, 2021ARS TECHNICA
As an amateur whisker, his motions were nowhere near as graceful.
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Below we will go into more detail about all the things you’ll want to consider before clicking add to cart, so you can feel confident knowing you’ve made the right choice for your whiskers.
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For a cat identification system, for instance, the system might learn to pay attention to the shape of the ears and also learn to look for evidence of whiskers near the nose.
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She went quickly through the drawing-room door into the house, leaving Jaffery still scratching a red whisker.
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He had neither whisker nor moustache, which allowed the soft curves of the lower part of his face to be apparent.
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WORDS RELATED TO WHISKER

  • barb
  • feeler
  • fiber
  • point
  • prickle
  • quill
  • spine
  • stubble
  • thorn
  • vibrissa
  • whisker
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